Health Issues in the Community (HIIC) is a training programme which looks at issues such as health, poverty, power and social justice in a different way.

Run by tutors across Scotland, it's aimed at increasing community capacity, increasing community participation, and establishing/consolidating community development approaches to tackling inequalities in health.

This website includes information about HIIC, how to become a Tutor, the HIIC Tutor Training Pack and other resources.

HIIC is managed by CHEX - The Community Health Exchange.

Get involved in HIIC

Becoming a tutor

Our two-day training course will give you everything you need to get started delivering HIIC in your community.

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Already a tutor?

This website features the downloadable HIIC pack, useful resources and tools to help you register your courses.

View the HIIC Tutor Hub

HIIC in your organisation

HIIC is popular within organisations, helping staff upskill and support the people they work with. We offer commissioned training and support.

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HIIC in Action

As part of their HIIC course, these students directed and performed a play on an issue close to their hearts: self-harm and suicide. The play, ‘She Died Waiting’, depicts the story of a young woman who self-harms.

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HIIC: Evidence of Impact

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Find out how HIIC supports positive outcomes across a range of policy areas.

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HIIC Part 2 in Fife

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We recently had the pleasure of seeing the live performance of two Part 2 Health Issues in Community groups from Rosyth covering local community issues.

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